Signs of the Apocalypse: Marlins Getting Prime Time Opening Night Treatment on ESPN

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Get ready for prime time, Marlins fans. ESPN is going to show the Marlins opening night game against the Colorado Rockies on March 31st at 7pm on ESPN2. No, really, that's the truth. All Marlin fans know that there is a conspiracy by ESPN to never show a Marlins game, highlight, or logo ever on any of their stations. It's one of the reasons why Joe Girardi left for the Yankees. Why Fredi … [Read more...]

Marlins get 5th no hitter in club history from Henderson Alvarez

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A strange ending to an historical event in Marlins' history. The game was tied 0-0 and Henderson Alvarez found himself in the awkward position of fist-pumping his final out in the top of the 9th only to realize his team hasn't won yet. And not a single teammate rushed the mound either. It took a wild-pitch to bring in a run (Giancarlo Stanton) from 3B to give the go ahead run. Very typical … [Read more...]

Marlins “relieve” Beinfest of his duties

The Marlins decided to make some changes to their front office today, firing president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest. The rumors had been circulating recently, and for the 2nd year in a row, but after some days of silence, Jeffrey Loria released a statement: “Effective immediately, I have relieved Larry Beinfest of his duties so that he may pursue other opportunities. Larry has worked … [Read more...]

Jose Fernandez is NL Rookie of the Month for August | Fish Bytes

CHICAGO -- Jose Fernandez was named the National League Rookie of the Month for August, making it the second straight month he's won the award. Fernandez went 3-1 with a 1.15 ERA in his six starts last month. He struck out 49 in 39 innings. Fernandez is scheduled to make his next-to-last start of the season on Friday when the Marlins open a 3-game series against the Nationals at Marlins … [Read more...]

Miami Marlins’ young pitchers are season’s bright spot – Miami Marlins – MiamiHerald.com

The Marlins don’t hit. They don’t score. They don’t win very often. But they’re better than most in one area: pitching. Though they have the youngest staff in the majors, it’s also one of the best in years for the Marlins — and it’s above average compared to the rest of the National League. “Doesn’t make you bad just because you’re young,” said Marlins’ pitching coach Chuck Hernandez. … [Read more...]

Marlins Head Into the All Star Break With Lots of Positives

This isn't April. And the Marlins are very happy about that. After becoming the butt of many jokes in MLB, the Marlins have turned it around. The start was so bad, however, it is a question if anyone else will take notice. The players on this team certainly have. With a 22-17 record since May 31st, the second best in the NL over that span, the Marlins are playing with a sense of … [Read more...]